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CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 12:00pm EDT
talk radio in america. now there are over 2,000. so you can't tell me that lifting the fairness doctrine was the wrong thing to do. >> host: let's get into the fairness doctrine. it's right here in your subtitle the new fairness doctrine exposed. let's go back a little bit in time. tell us exactly what the fairness doctrine was. >> guest: the fairness doctrine was an fcc, federal communications, regulation. 1949 it was established. it was established to force broadcasters to reach out -- to seek out to opposing issues on controversial issues. back then in 1949, there were only 2,000 radio stations in america. there were only a few fledgling television stations in america. and a glimmer of hope for a television network or two. there wasn't as much media back then. of course, we didn't have the internet and the diversity of media that we have today. it could be argued to some degree that the fairness doctrine was a fair thing back then because if you overloaded one media with a political ideology, it could sway opinion, no question, with the lack of media that we had back then. bu
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
and america wife. then he put the cat in a bag filled with rocks and threw it in lynch point. some say the punishment just isn't enough. >> i think there needs to be a bigger lesson here. there definitely needs to be counselling on top of more jail time. people need to know this is unacceptable. a lot of people say it is just a cat or an animal, but it is a living being. >> abel and mcdowell were released on their own recoming distance. >> and a cat cruelty case in howard county has ended with a 74-day jail sentence. that is how long he will spend behind bars after police found 74 dead cats in her columbia home in 2006. official responded to the home after neighbors complained about an odd other. four people are covering after an accident involving an ambulance in southwest baltimore. city medical number 12 collided with a small s.u.v. at the intersection of edmonton avenue and dennniso street. the two people in the s.u.v. were treated at the university of maryland medical center. >> exactly how this descend occurred has not yet been determined. we have our investigators on location to
NBC
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
. for america, he was the defender of a dream. >> ted kennedy was in fact the last surviving son of a political legacy, a legend in american politics. and a man some call one of the great senators of our time. good evening. i'm jim vance. >> i'm windy rieger in for doreen. the nation mourns the death of senator kennedy. michelle franzen starts us off. >> reporter: a lone spotlight illuminated by a hazard ship in hyannisport, a beacon of hope off the shore of the kennedy family compound. inside family and friends including senator john kerry gather to mourn and reflect on the great life lost. >> there is a very beautiful and personal, private, vigil taking place. it's very spiritual and -- about as -- beautiful as it could be. i think it is everything that senator ken tnedy would have wanted. private and public tributes. kennedy would have loved. [ "taps" plays ] at at fenway park, taps played in his honor. and flags flew at half staff, near his home to capitol hill. >> the liberal lion's mighty roar. i'll always remember. may now fall silent. his dreams shall never die. >> those who knew kenned
CBS
Aug 16, 2009 7:00pm EDT
of the gallery. jim remy, the president of the pga of america offering congratulations. the first to ever slay the mighty tiger in a major. his wife, they have three children. they just moved two months ago outside of dallas, south lake, texas. he is going to go across the bridge and sign the card. the win will go across the pacific. you can imagine what it is like at 8:05 in the morning in places like seoul, south korea. >> seoul will be going crazy. this is going to be incredible for the game of golf in asia. honestly i didn't believe that it would happen. but with the strength of k.j. choi and the timing, it is unbelievable. >> i don't know what was better. you had the eagle at the 14. the one really with the heat on , the final hole it led to only the third birdie of the day. nick: that is one of the greatest threes that we will probably ever see. jim: putt at 18 wouldn't be like the one we saw at 17. dead center. nick: i wonder how many pounds he could have lifted that split second. jim: probably a car. this has been a remarkable day. y.e. yang has lifted south korea to the top of the gol
FOX News
Aug 15, 2009 11:30am EDT
just help saved taxpayers over a half billion bucks. the >> from america's news headquarters i'm jamie colby. developing right now jim webb's office confirms he's won the release of an american prisoner in myanmar. john yet few was sentenced to seven years for going to the home of an opposition leader. yettaw is to be officially deported sunday. also in california the wildfires continue to burn out of control. they are spreading. strong winds are fueling the flames and there is concern that could spark new fires. the governor will visit the fire zone this afternoon. president obama taking healthcare reform to colorado today. it will be his third town hall meeting and you can watch it live at 6:25 p.m. eastern on the fox news channel. join me at 1:00 p.m. eastern for "america's news headquarters." back to "cashin' in" right now. cheryl: which did you think the stimulus was meant for, stimulating jobs or stem lating union paychecks? new york's transit union says it is is the latter. it plans to take $360 million in taxpayer money meant for transportation projects and use it for a pay rai
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
the family about $13 million collectively if they would go on a tour a ten-city tour of america, and then there's an option to have some concert ins europe. >> it's very interesting. we have the graphic up here who gets paid what. can they do this tour without janet jackson? >> well i think it's a whole lot less valuable. janet jackson, the baby of the family ironically now, has taken the position of michael in the family. she is the primary bread winner as was he in his heyday. no i think that it would be greatly diminished if janet did not join and i'm hearing she's a little reluctant. >> she's reluctant. why would she be reluctant? >> because that puts her in the spot that her big brother michael was in all those years, which was to be the one to be pestered let's go on concert tour. let's go on tour because we, the brothers, need money. >> right. >> i think la toya saved her money pretty well but the brothers did not. >> right. we hear rumors that there is this sort of not particularly -- there is some serious sibling rivalry going on behind the scenes in
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
: president obama responded it is true. you cannot cover all the uninsured in america for three. he reiterated its promise to completely avoid raising taxes on those who earn less than 1/4 of a million dollars per year. the president has an answer. >> 2/3 of the money we can obtain just by eliminating waste and inefficiencies. the congressional budget office agreed with that, which is not something i am making up. republicans do not dispute it. the other 1/3 we would have to find additional revenue, but it would not come on the backs of the middle-class. shepard: the president said he appreciated the question and "the respectful way in which the man asked it." a nod to the reality that the meetings have become difficult at times. major garrett, there has been talk that things might get a little more rowdy. >> the audience here was first- come, first-served, unlike in new hampshire, which was by lottery. some people slept out overnight to make sure they got into the auditorium. the town is just outside of a big city in montana. the state has been trending democratic of late. the questions the p
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 7:00am EDT
that radio ad 40 years ago knew what lay ahead. good morning, america, from rock 'n' roll hallowed ground, bethel, new york, the site of woodstock and good morning to my groovy college back in manhattan, kate snow. >> peace to you, about i will. good morning. it is saturday, august 15th. we're also going to have the latest on president obama's trip out west to save his health care reform plan. many on both sides of the debate starting to wonder if his agenda is in some trouble. >>> we'll look at the return of superstar michael vick after 19 months in prison. a lot of questions about whether he should be allowed to make a comeback. >>> but bill is talking about a different kind of comeback. the celebration at woodstock. good morning again, bill. >> good moing, kate. it's going to be a fantastic morning. hard to imagine 40 years ago this moment this field was filled with almost 500,000 people and another million on the road trying to get in. you know, america's full of commemorative battlefields but this is one of those rare commemorative peace fields celebrating the love that broke out 40
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
there with the cameras, so america will see the rally. from new york, good night, america. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- chris: next on "special report, how did the white house get hundreds of e-mail addresses from people who had no interest in getting contacted. the president goes west to preach his gospel of healthcare reform. is the recession over, or are better economic numbers just a mirage? and out of the doghouse, a pro football star begins a controversial comeback in the city of brotherly love. all that, plus the fox all-stars and the fright friday lightning round. "special report" starts now. welcome to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. we begin tonight with more on the issue of privacy, and how the white house obtained e-mail addresses for hundreds of people who never gave them to the administration to get information on healthcare reform. senior white house correspondent major garrett tried to he get some answers thursday from the president's chief spokesman. he h
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
and fear including this one from the supposed leader of the ohio militia. >> america, it's your wake-up call. >> i think that the president has in effect triggered fears among a fairly large number of white people in this country that they are somehow losing their country. >> reporter: officials tell my colleague pierre thomas at abc news that the president's daily threat matrix has yet to reflect a sharp increase inthreats. but white house officials privately admit deep concern and have told the secret service to keep security tight even if the president himself objects. bill and robin? >> all right, brian. so i bet there's going to be tight security and some very tough questions when president obama heads to montana later today holding the second of three town halls this week to sell and defend his health care reform plan. the president getting support from former president bill clinton, who came to his defense on thursday saying republicans are promoting fear in the health care fight. >>> senior white house correspondent jake tapper has more for us this morning. good morning, jake
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
and happiness belongs to america. that if i am a woman from it all i do not like choice. i enjoy being a muslim woman does not pursue happiness and these were also issues that i responded to when i was writing. >> host: in one of the reviews of the book, they made the argument that perhaps your mother ayyad delusion about herself, about the life she created, the illusion that you got sucked into it in many different ways and became a part of it is a metaphor for the illusion of iran, a country that has an image of itself and what it wishes to be and thinks it is deserving to be bought is constantly underperforming. is that what you had in mind? >> guest: i knew that in writing this book i was also responding to different feelings and emotions about iran about the concept what home is or was. but people who read the book always had insight that you necessarily did not have. i do think that we have an illusion of the past and if like my mother we become frozen and do not have a critical and dynamic conversation with the past we will never leave that past. we can change regimes every ten years and
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> that's why mom and dad aren't reminding america, hey, little baby, stimulus turns six today. >> angry next door neighbors. >> finally, we always like when athletes or people around sports get involves in politics. mike allen, who is the latest? >> the republicans are discovering that the nfl is a great place to recruit. they feel it helps them with their message of commitment, hard work, valus and so there's now a couple people who are trying to follow in the footsteps. >> did michael vick make an announcement last night? >> no politics in the michael vick interview. he said he found god, which we were happy about. >> he found god and he loves animals, please. who is your pr company? >> you don't like god or animals, mika? >> i just like reality. >> no, you know what, mika grew up in the mean northeast streets of harlem and she's a little more cynical. >> you're talking to a woman who has gutted a deer, okay? >> you know, by the way, they make you do that at madeira before you graduate. >> if you do it, where do you get to go? william. >> is it a problem that they interviewed me and w
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 4:30am EDT
stories making news "early today" in america. >>> in south carolina, police dash cam video shows why one officer lost his job. the cop was trailing a group of teens on an atv. when they do pull over, the cop pushes him and hits him multiple times with a flashlight. he was fired after the police chief saw this video. >>> deja vu. this captures the man's 22nd dui violation. the suspect failed his field sobriety test and was later found to have five times the legal alcohol limit. at the time he was pulled over, he had a revoked license and three warrants out for his arrest. >>> florida residents are dealing with an unexpected effect of the depressed economy. this is it. vacant homes serving as prime real estate for massive killer bee colonies. a bee remover found 20,000 bees buzzing on one porch alone. without new homeowners moving in, his winged residents likely will continue to invade houses. >>> a new wax sculpture of the late king of pop was unveiled in los angeles. the $300,000 figure shows michael jackson in wardrobe laid out for the concerts he had planned in london. publicists claim
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00pm EDT
the senior citizen population in america. stephen a. smith is in the houston night. the national football league and the philadelphia eagles a have decided to give michael vick a second chance. are you ready to give michael vick a second chance? get your cell phones out right now and text "a" for yes and "b" for no to 622639. we'll have a big discussion on this tonight. all that, and of course the drugster is back in "psycho talk." "daily show" co-creator lizz winstead weighs in on the edwards baby daddy drama. it will be a dandy. >>> first tonight's "op ed." all right, the president. he undoubtedly was the commander in chief on health care today. he went to big sky country, belgra belgrade, montana, and told the truth again. >> this is not some government takeover. if you like your doctor you can keep seeing your doctor. this is important. i don't want government bureaucrats meddling in your health care but i also don't want insurance company bureaucrats meddling in your health care either. >> everybody got that? conservative talkers, you got that? come on. the guy is so clear. the presi
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and this morning, shocking new images of that deadly midair collision over the hudson river as the air traffic controller is suspended for being on the phone right before the crash. >>> a dramatic standoff ends overnight with a man who was making threats against the white house. are new threats over health care part of a troubling trend? >>> california ablaze. thousands evacuated as raging wildfires burn out of control. >>> kelly clarkson says she has no problem with her weight. so why is she suddenly thinner on a magazine cover than she is in real life? what's behind these photo fixes? ♪ smile it's a kiss >> and kenny chesney rocks central park as our summer >> and kenny chesney rocks central park as our summer concert series goes country. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> kenny is one of our favorites. looking forward to having him. good morning, everyone, alongside "gma weekend" co-anchor good to have bill weir with us. i'm robin roberts on this friday, august 14th. diane wrapping up some vacation time. >> great to see you. >>> breaking news point
ABC
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
the kids who heard that radio ad 40 years ago knew what lay ahead. good morning, america, from rock 'n' roll hallowed ground, bethel, new york, the site of woodstock and good morning to my groovy college back in times square, kate snow. >> good morning, peace to you, bill. it is saturday, august 15th. we're also going to have the latest on president obama's trip out west to try to save his health care reform plan. many on both sides of the debate starting to wonder if his agenda is in trouble there. >>> we'll look at the return of football superstar michael vick after 19 months in prison for animal abuse. a lot of questions today about whether he should be allowed to make a comeback. >>> but bill is talking about a very different kind of comeback. the celebration at woodstock. hi, bill >> that's right, the generation that dropped acid now drops antacid but still have the rock 'n' roll peace and love spirit. hard to imagine there were nearly 500,000 of them 40 years ago on this dairy farm in the catskills. so many commemorative battlefields. this is one of those rare monuments devoted t
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 6:00am EDT
that the american people get a fair deal when it comes to health care in america, please give max baucus a big round of applause. >> reporter: in private, top presidential advisors admit the fight has reached a critical age. the opposition has gained steam, capitalizing on anger over debt the and bailout at town hall meetings. >> where does that state that government has these powers to take over health care? >> reporter: by comparison, the president's town hall here was pretty tame. though he did get one pointed question that reflected the strong opposition he's facing. >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get is bull. you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. the only way you're going to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> look, you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> reporter: but the president did not shrink from the challenge and vowed again he will not raise taxes on the middle class to pay for the difference. >> when i was campaigning, i made a promise that i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 1:00pm EDT
john ashcroft looks back, not in anger, but in awe, in "never again, securing america and restoring justice," ashcroft writes about his role in wake of 9/11 and his defense of the patriot act. >>> and still to come, former vice president cheney's memoirs scheduled for publication in spring of 2011. that should be interesting. he's expected to give detailed accounts on differences with his boss, specifically in their second term. and former defense secretary donald rumsfeld also has a book deal. his book will cover his entire political career. >>> former swimsuit model murdered and mutilated and jammed in a suitcase. the manhunt intensifies for her reality star ex-husband. fancy feast appetizers. simple high quality ingredients like wild alaskan salmon, white meat chicken, or seabass and shrimp in a delicate broth, prepared without by-products or fillers. new fancy feast appetizers. celebrate the moment. >>> unemployment's high and credit is tight. but the fed says recovery is still on the way, and soon. my health is important to me. it's critical that i stick to my medication. i can
FOX News
Aug 22, 2009 2:30pm EDT
for broadcasting and cable magazine, cal thomas jim pinkerton fellow new america foundation and fox forum contributor and kirsten powers, "new york post" columnist. i'm john scott fox news watch is on right now. >> what is your response so far to the suggestion that the healthcare reform might not include a public option? is it winning any converts angering quarters? >> on the messaging process, do you accept any responsibility on the fact that you haven't some of the other issues on healthcare that you had, whether on incorrect interpretations of the bill other than do you accept any of that responsibility or all just the media's fault? >> mr. president, thank you for taking my call. >> hi tracy. >> hi. until i heard you say that a private option is a sliver of your healthcare proposal recently, i think myself and many americans thought it pretty much was your principle. >> i know. >> can you please explain five or six bullet point of what legislation must include for you to be willing to sign it. for instance employer mandate tofrt reform illegal immigrants wha
CNN
Aug 16, 2009 1:00am EDT
owner. she's against the president's plan to reform america's health care system. thank you so much for joining us. listen, i want to talk to, let's start with debbie real quick. debbie, what is your position in regards to the president's health care forum and the plans today? did you see anything about it that you liked in all of this? >> no, i did not. as a libertarian, first of all and foremost, i'm opposed to the government intervention in it to begin with. one of the things that i find particularly offensive about this is i don't have insurance, and i don't want insurance. there's no provision for me or people like me in this plan. >> you don't want health care insurance? >> mandatory insurance plan. >> you don't want health care insurance at all? >> no. i would like to have some insurance if it were affordable. in my opinion, it's insurance that has caused the problems in health care to begin with, and when we have a mandatory insurance program, this is basically a corporate welfare subsidy for insurance companies. >> yeah, you know, i hear you, debbie. i'm not exactly sure if
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2009 11:00am EDT
invasion and conquest of america." good to see you both this morning. >> morning, carlos. >> bob, who did i elicit a laugh from? from pat or bob? >> you know, it's sort of a predictable title for one of pat's books, but it will probably sell a lot of books on the right and help the republican party to permanent minority status. >> i've written two books since then, bob, and that was about the immigration debate which as you recall we won pretty well. >> oh, yeah, you really won. you managed to drive that hispanic vote for the republican presidential candidate down from 44% to 35%. and republicans can't win without 40% of the hispanic vote. >> we're doing just fine right now. i notice obama's in strategic retreat, bob. >> actually, you know what? you guys have brought this to the perfect place. i didn't even need to set this up. hey, bob, i'm going to go to you first. is pat right, is the president in strategic retreat at this point midway through the august recess, and if not, what in your mind does he need to do in order to ultimately get meaningful health care reform done? >> i think he's
ABC
Aug 12, 2009 7:00am EDT
captions by vitac >>> good morning, america. and this morning, town hall showdown. as the frenzy grows over health care reform -- >> you don't trust me? >> the president tries to separate fact from fury, but is it working? >>> right-hand man. he helped bernie madoff steal billions from investors, now he says he's ready to name names. >>> and american father, fighting for the young son he says was stolen and left in an italian orphanage. he joins us live with his dramatic story. >>. >> a jewel heist out a hollywood movie. how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d how did crooks steal sz 65 million worth of jewels s in d daylight? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> good morning, alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts diane sawyer is off on this wednesday, august 12th. president obama becoming a sort of fact-checker in chief. >> he hasn't seen the ugly scenes we've seen elsewhere, he's the president after all. but look at los angeles this morn, people lining up for free health care. >> so let's begin with our senior white house correspondent jake tapper with th
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 11:00am EDT
of the real discussion that america deserves. >> our senior white house correspondent, ed henry, is traveling with the president. first montana, later today, colorado. why these locations specifically? >> reporter: partially because these are not necessarily democratic areas friendly. president made a point to come to montana, colorado, in the mountain west. the democratic presidential candidates had abandoned thinking they couldn't win in previous elections. he won some of them. he is trying to translate the health reform debate. when you talk to a white house debate, you say, look, he can have a reasoned debate with people that don't agree with him. he is showing a counterweight with the other town hall meetings. trying to turn the temperature down on things, saying, look, we can have a reason to face a civil debate. he had one here in montana yesterday at the town hall. only one sharp exchange, one or two. one that got a lot of attention, a man pretty blunt, plain spoken, saying all i'm getting from you and democrats is bull. the president repeated his campaign pledge and said, we will hav
FOX News
Aug 17, 2009 9:00am EDT
-mails that americans are for redding. where is the aclu in all of this? i will tell you where. right here on "america's newsroom" in about 10 minutes. bill: janice dean joins us in a moment to tell us where tropical storm claudette is going next. >> like i said, we did not know it would get this bad. geico's been saving people money on car insurance for over 70 years. and who doesn't want value for their dollar? been true since the day i made my first dollar. where is that dollar? i got it out to show you... uhh... was it rather old and wrinkly? yeah, you saw it? umm fancy a crisp? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. sfwhen you own a business,g saving sounds good. so hear this: regions makes it simple to save money and time with lifegreen checking and savings for business, free convenient e-services and regions quick deposit, so you can deposit checks right from your desk. so switch to regions and start saving. plus, get a business financial review imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your mobility and your life. one medicare benefit th
FOX News
Aug 21, 2009 6:00am EDT
, i have them. huh. the new lightweight hp mini netbook with windows and america's largest and most-reliable 3g network built in. only 199.99 with mobile broadband plans from 39.99 i am-- speechless, envious. wanna be me right now. getting one. for post party sickness syndrome. cascade all-in-one actionpacs. it has the power to pre-wash... and then rinse the whole mess away. cascade all-in-one actionpacs. for a perfect clean, every time. brian: imagine one woman's surprise when she came home and found out she didn't have her house anymore. the bank sold her home at a foreclosure auction after she had applied for a loan. so it was a mistake. gretchen: the homeowner, anna ramirez, joins us now with her amazing story. good morning. >> good morning. gretchen: so tell us what happened. you applied for a loan. the next thing you know some officials are at your door telling you you have to get out now. >> yes. i was doing a modification loan for my home because i had lost my job. me and my husband at the same time. so we couldn't pay the mortgage anymore so what happened, we went on forecl
MSNBC
Aug 28, 2009 6:00am EDT
of people being negative on the left and on the right and everybody saying this is the end of america as we know it. you're -- i home hopeful. you're hopeful, too. you think this reset, this fundamental reset is great for america in the long run. >> i do. it's happened before many times and taking a bit of the long view, not discounting the real pain that people feel when the moments happen and they're out of jobs but, yeah. i think it is time after a very long run in one direction to sort of sit down and get a little sane. >> a year ago i was complaining every day about the fact that we as a country had a 0% savings rate. or germany. germany had a 10% savings rate. did they -- while i was -- >> not yet. >> still wasn't. >> yeah. >> all right. i was hoping it would have kateri katerina vitt on our side. we're up to like 7%. we are healing ourselves. like you said, a lot of people in pain but in the long run may be a great, fundamental reset for america. >> the idea that you just can't have it all for nothing, that there is finally no such thing as a free lunch is a good thing to be whacked
CNBC
Aug 14, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, bank of america, citi. and there's some discussion out there that maybe that data will be a little better than expected. >> all right. so there we go. bob pisani, thanks very much. we're down 80 points now on the dow, but it is indeed a down day and a down week as we wrap it up here today. "closing bell" is next. continuing with melissa francis. >>> it is 4:00 p.m. on wall street. do you know where your money is? welcome to "the closing bell." i'm melissa francis in for maria bartiromo and here's what we are following at the close. stocks retreating after two days of gains amid mixed economic data. although we have recovered from the lows of the day. what really spooked investors, though, was a dropping consumer sentiment raising fresh concerns about consumer spending. and oil getting crushed today along with the broader market. crude down more than $3 or 4.3% at the close to close at $67.51 a barrel. here's a look at how we finished the day on wall street. the dow closing down on the day but likely well off the lows of the session. take a look. we had been down about 130 points an
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 8:00am EDT
get a fair deal when it comes to health care in america. give him a big round of applause. >> reporter: in private, top presidential advisors said the fight reached a critical stage. the opposition gained steam, capitalizing on anger over bail outs and debt. >> where does it state government has these powers to take over health care. >> by comparison, the president's town hall was tame. he got one pointed question that reflected the strong opposition he's facing. >> we keep getting the bull. that's all we get, bull. you can't tell us how you are going to pay for this. the only way to get that money is to raise our taxes. you said you wouldn't. >> look, you are absolutely right that i can't cover another 46 million people for free. >> but the president did not shrink from the challenge. he vowed not to change taxes for the middle class. >> i promised i would not raise your taxes if you made $250,000 or less. for people, like myself, who make more than that, there's nothing wrong with helping people who have a little less. >> it's easier said than done. it leaves the details of how to pa
FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
know town halls have been heating up. the white house says they are not a representation of how america feels overall. these not what our fox news polls say and that's next. brian: late last night, michael phelps involved in a car crash. how is he doing. details of the woman in the other car. steve: take a look at this issue '. a squirrel makes a surprise cameo. it's a photo from their vacation. you can say photo shop? no. stick around for a closer look. we will explain coming up. you could buy 300 bottles of water. or just one brita filter. ( drop plinks ) brita-- better for the environment and your wallet. special interest groups are trying to block progress on health care reform, derailing the debate with myths and scare tactics. desperately trying to stop you from discovering that reform won't force you to give up your current coverage. you'll still be able to choose your doctor and insurance plan. tell congress not to let myths get in the way of fixing what's broken with health care. learn the facts at healthactionnow.org. of fixing what's broken with health care. come on. good gir
ABC
Aug 17, 2009 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. we have breaking news as claudette, the first tropical storm of the season streaks across the florida panhandle. and the first big weather monster this year, hurricane bill, gains steam in the atlantic ocean. >>> white house compromise? will president obama give in on the key position in the health care battle? what that means for you and your insurance. >>> missing mom. the desperate search for a woman kidnapped while talking on her cell phone. what are the clues in her last conversation? >>> and the wait is almost over. this morning we reveal the new cast of "dancing with the stars." is this surprise guest really stars." is this surprise guest really ready to shake that stuff? captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and we hope it's a great morning for all of you. i'm diane sawyer with chris cuomo on this monday, august 17th, 2009. robin is away today. here it is, claudette. >> this is the first tropical storm of the season. some big numbers here. 50-mile-an-hour winds, 6 inches in rain. the big question for us now, where does it go? >> some areas
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. the line goes dead. she hasn't been seen since. joining me now to talk about this, michelle with "america's most wanted." and criminologist, jack lef in. jonk bankhead is with us with the georgia bureau of investigation. and richard cornwell, cristi's brother. richard, do you have any idea what could have happened to your sister here? >> well, from the evidence that's been collected thus far remote road here that your sister had walked? sounded like walked many times. >> yes. there's only a handful of houses on this road. it's a very rural area. and she did -- she liked to walk down this particular road, leaving her parents' house. and she walked for exercise. tuesday night was when the abduction occurred on the country road. >> richard, what's your plea to whoever may have done this to your sister? >> we just plead that they would have mercy on her. and return her safely back to her family. and we just want to say that we need her. and she has a 15-year-old son that needs her very much. in his life. >> richard -- >> we just pray she will be returned safely. >> we'll pray right along with
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 5:00am EDT
of dunkin' donuts coffee on ice. this looks like a good spot. you kin' do it. america runs on dunkin'. treat yourself today with an authentic caramel swirl iced latte. >> we have breaking news. baltimore county firefighters are at the scenes of two fires. at the start street united methodist church on eastern avenue. another at a single family home in essex. it's unclear if they were related to the weather. >> there were some lightning strikes and perhaps there was a sounder going off. >> know, that was for the flood warning in effect for it harford county. because there was loud thunder, there was a lot of lightning. we have to see the lightning had something to do with starting the two fires. it is possible. it was intense last night. >> it was. >> let's look at hd doppler radar. we are in kind of clothes to show you what's going on -- we are looking at it closely to see what's going on. the thunder and lightning is gone, but there's still intense rain in cecil county. that is moving to the east. it is responsible for the flood warning for harford county until 7:00 this morning. but there
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 11:00pm EDT
influential lawmakers in u.s. history passes away. >> for his family he was a guard yafnlt for america he was defender of a dream. >> tonight the impact and the legacy of the man known as the lion of the senate. >> hello, i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about tonight. a black shroud and a vase of white flowers covers the desk of ted kennedy tonight. and tonight america is mourning his passing. jessica kartalija has reaction from massachusetts to maryland. >> reporter: good evening, vic. the massachusetts senator is being remembered as one of the most effective leaders this country has ever had. americans mourn the death of the youngest brother in the american political dynasty. 77-year-old ted kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer overnight at his cape cod home. >> how insulting can you be to make that argument on the floor of the united states argument? >> reporter: during his 47 years on capitol hill kennedy championed civil rights, education, and healthcare. >> he became not only one of the greatest senators of our time, but one of the most accomplished americans eve
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> these are legitimate differences worthy of the real discussion that america deserves one where we lower our voices listen to one another and talk about differences that really exist. >> the president is holding another in a series of townhall meetings that look a lot like his election campaign. reform opponents are running a pretty good campaign of their own. >> thank y'all very much, welcome to the rumble. >> democrats have been on the defensive all week. >> it's my opinion what we are seeing right now is the intentional systematic dismantling of the american republic. >> i would not tell my 11-year-old daughter, she ran five cars in the ditch here is a nother car. no you fix up the problem why you can't get another car. >> republicans say the is righteous indig nation. >> there is nothing unamerican about disagreements. in fact our great nation was founded on speaking our minds. >> meanwhile the president will continue his campaign. trying to convince america that health care reform isn't about politics. in short the president is trying to turn this debate from a national screaming match into a
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
of them were taken to the hospital but none of the stings were serious. >>> a warning tonight from america's food companies. a potential sugar shortage. what could happen if the obama administration doesn't act fast? >>> some car dealers resorting to dirty tricks taking advantage of buyers cashing in on their clunkers. >>> if you can't beat them, join them. a publisher renting books to students at a deep discount. how you can save. news edge at 11:00 just getting started. we're back in two. >>> olympic gold medal swimmer michael phelps has been involved in an accident. baltimore police say it happened a couple hours ago. his cadillac escalade collided with a honda accord. phelps was not hurt. the driver of the other car was ken to the hospital but only as a precaution. the accident is under investigation. >>> back over to sarah simmons we go with your fox 5 top 5. >>> a sugar shortage on the horizon. number five, some of america's biggest food companies are warning that the u.s. might virtually run out of sugar if the obama administration doesn't reduce import restrictions. right now the u
MSNBC
Aug 2, 2009 11:00am EDT
reform in america. >> virginia's democratic congressman gerry connelly, thank you for joining us. >>> a couple breaks up and a big fight over their dog begins. $40,000 later, dexter is still in limbo. - ( microphone feedback ) - whoa. hi, i'm john. all: hi, john! going to college and need a laptop. what do you got? you, in the top corner. our next class laptops could be perfect for you. we got student feedback and designed them specifically for college. are they legit brands, though? boom! we partnered with hp, toshiba, sony and dell. okay. uh, what's the square root of 841? 29. announcer: laptops designed for college and thousands of people eager to help. >>> msnbc, more news now. michael vick back in the news but this time it has nothing to do with his push to get back into football after serving time for dog fighting. this week he got a conditional reinstatement from the nfl but now the disgraced quarterback is helpi topping a new poll of the most disliked athletes. number two and three go to baseball players, manny ramirez and alex rodriguez. good morning. carl, michael vick
MSNBC
Aug 14, 2009 6:00am EDT
and france escape recession even as consumer weakness kobls america. >> an exciting new transition. look at that. see that? >> was that like a swipe or something? >> "washington post," france and germany fend off recession. modest growth is the latest sign of global comeback. >> i think i saw willie. all right. washington times, general stanley mcchrystal. >> and "the new york times," collision last weekend between a plane and a sightseeing helicopter bears longtime rift over safety between the f.a.a. and ntsb. they say the faa is slow to react. >> we have exclusive video of the accident which will help shed light on it. "usa today," 40 years ago this week, woodstock threw about 450,000 people to a farm in bethel, new york, for three days of music, mud, and -- >> o.d.d. a lot of o.d.d. back in the day. >> also "usa today," six hours of sleep not enough. a study showing we're absolutely kidding ourselves if we think we can handle less than six hours of sleep. >> does 2 1/2 with two screaming babies -- >> you, by the way, for two years your life is a living hell. >> two years? >> i think a
MSNBC
Aug 21, 2009 2:00pm EDT
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NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. america's top rated internet--now even faster, and crystal clear phone service. all for just $79.99 a month for 6 months. plus, for a limited time, a free multi-room dvr for 3 months. that's an overall savings of $240 dollars over six months. don't miss this unbeatable value 3 great services, for the price of 2. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v today. >> this is moving in day four freshmen at loyola college. the school says 16% of students are of color, and some parents are a little emotional about leaving their gains in the big new environment. doo>> very emotional. i had been holding it together all summer, and i just lost it. i know she is in the right place. you can feel the excitement already. we know it is going to be a good experience. >> on september 25, the school will officially change its name to loyal university. -- loyola university. >> revitalizing the neighborhood as in cities across the neighborhood. in one day they took a vacant lot and turned it into an a community garden. >> nearly 100 volunteers thursday morning tur
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. transitions. healthy sight in every light. transitions lenses are available at an america's best location near you. >>> you're watching baltimore's station that works for you. now abc 2 news at 5. >> oh, we've got more jon and kate plus 8. police were called to the home where jon and kate were in an argument. one source says kate called the house to find out which baby- sitter was helping out with the kids, and when she disapproved, they couple started fighting. police just helped calm things down. >>> it wasn't the first rock festival. some of the biggest bands didn't go. tickets became useless, and in new york thru-way closed. but today it's rock 'n roll mythology. for nearly half a million people who made the pilgrimage, going down to yaskar's farm will forever redefine them. visiting woodstock 40 years later. >> reporter: it was then and is now a symbol of peace, love, and happiness. >> woodstock was that flowering of an entire generation. it was the high watermark of peace and love. >> reporter: even 40 years later. >> peace, man. >> reporter: the woodstock music festival remains an iconi
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 6:30pm EDT
but he said america is a country of second chances. apparently so. he will return to football this fall. but football fans can be stern in their judgments. whether he deserves to come back is a subject of passionate debate. john berman is in philadelphia tonight. john? >> reporter: charlie, and there are not many decisions that could ignite passions in areas as diverse as sports, big business, and animal rights. but this one certainly has. the eagles owner says he knows he's taking a big risk, but michael vick says he will prove himself a risk worth taking. after throwing away a $100 million career -- >> why did i risk so much at the pinnacle of my career? >> reporter: after 18 months in federal prison for his role in running a dog fighting ring -- >> i had to reach a turning point, and prison definitely did it for me. >> reporter: after nothing short of public humiliation, michael vick will get the chance to prove himself, on and off the field. >> i have done some terrible things, i made a horrible mistake and now i want to be part of the solution, not the problem. >> reporter: the phi
ABC
Aug 28, 2009 4:30am EDT
to make up for 18 years? we'll talk with jaci dugard's stepfather later on "good morning america." >>> there's been an overwhelming turnout to say good-bye to senator edward kennedy. an honor guard stood by his casket, at the kennedy presidential library. >> thousands more are expected to line up through the day. t.j. winick reports from the jfk library in boston. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. it was an incredible and one of those uniquely american days here in boston. thousands lined up outside the jfk presidential library thursday night. all waiting to pay their respects at the casket of senator ted kennedy. >> he did a lot for social justice. and for the health care bill. and for the poor lp. >> reporter: at one point, the senator's family came out and greeted those who waited hours to say good-bye. it was an emotional journey earlier in the day, as well, as the hearse departed the family compound in hyannisport. ted kennedy leaving his beloved cape cod for the final time. >> this was his home. he was a friend to people who lived here. >> reporter: his former c
ABC
Aug 16, 2009 10:00am EDT
, for insurance companies so they don't get to pick and choose who in america gets coverage and who doesn't. making sure the bill doesn't add to our deficit. those are fundamental principals. i hope this element is part of it, it's something that people talk to me all about. as i have said, i have been through it personally with a mother who was very ill at the end of her life and just having that kind of conversation, and consultation, whicwe finally did, but it was weeks into her hospitalization that the conversation took place. it was very helpful, would have been a lot more helpful if it taken place weeks earlier. >> we'll move on. the president, often, last nate in colorado, says to the american people if they like their doctor, they can keep their doctor. if they like their insurance plan, they can keep their insurance plan. but according to the congressional budget office, if a public plan, a public option is introduced, at least 2 million americans will be switched by their employer from a private plan to the public plan. now, that doesn't get into the whole issue of employers dro
NBC
Aug 13, 2009 11:00am EDT
loans but are still under the thumb of america. bank of america, citigroup, aig, gm, chrysler all must submit plans on how much they're playing their top employees to president obama's pay czar. he has 60 days to review the proposal and has the authority to make changes to the pay packages if he deems them excessive. >>> toyota reportedly plans to launch a new hybrid as early as 2011. this is cheaper and more fuel efficient than the popular prius. car will be build using key parts from toyota's subcompact yaros model. will be sold in japan, priced at $15,600. considerably cheaper price point than that chevy volt that's supposed to be priced at $40,000. >> sizable, yeah. thanks very much, courtney. >>> you've heard of all you can eat. now jetblue is offering all you can fly. this air carrier's selling a monthly pass for $599. it gives customers unlimited flights to any of the airlines' 56 destinations in the u.s., caribbean and south america. the all you can jet pass can be used for travel between september 8th and october 8th. but you must sign up by august 21st. the d.c. area jetblue
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